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Discover the alluring beauty of two of the best sites in Da Nang; the mysterious caves, grottoes and Pagoda that are hidden inside Marble Mountain; the stunning landscape of Son Tra Peninsula and the sparkling white splendor of the 67-meter Lady Buddha statue that resides on it at Linh Ung Pagoda.

Highlights:

  • Climb the stone steps carved into Marble Mountain to discover caves, grottoes and a Buddhist Pagoda
  • Am Phu Cave which heads down to a very mysterious trip to hell
  • Marvel at the panoramic view from the top of the mountain
  • Visit Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village to watch skilled sculptors create marble products
  • Travel uphill through the lush foliage of Son Tra Peninsula to reach the tip where the 67-meter Lady Buddha Statue dominates the Da Nang skyline
  • See the sheer size and beauty of the Lady Buddha up close then learn the legend behind this patron saint of seamen.
  • Wander around the peaceful pagoda and its serene grounds, enjoy stunning views of Danang city and its long coastline
  • Learn about locals and their shopping habits as you tour Da Nang’s beating heart, the bustling Han Market where the majority of local restaurants and households do their shopping
  • Watch buyers and traders haggle, barter and banter as they buy and sell locally produced fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood, clothes and so much more
  • Get the opportunity to visit a couple of the most modern, upmarket western-style malls in Da Nang
  • Visit Non Nuoc Village where you can witness arts, crafts, ceramics and marble products being traditionally made. The perfect place to purchase some souvenirs!

The Marble Mountains are a cluster of five marble and limestone mountains which are named after the five elements. Stone steps carved into the mountain lead to a Buddhist Pagoda. You can also discover stunning caves and enjoy the beautiful view from the mountain top. Next, you will go to Am Phu Cave where there’s a replica of heaven and hell, Marble Mountains are also home to Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village, which is a unique craft village. Situated at the foot of the Marble Mountains, this craft village has a proud history covering more than 200 years.

Leaving Marble Mountains, we will head north to visit the Son Tra Peninsula. It is 693-meter high above sea level and 10 kilometers from the center of Da Nang City to the North-East. Staying at this elevated position we will pay a visit to Linh Ung Pagoda, considered one of the biggest pagodas in Da Nang City. The most striking feature of this vast pagoda is its huge Lady Buddha statue, which is one of the tallest in Vietnam (67 meters) and spectacularly dominates the skyline. From here, you can contemplate the whole city, mountain and Son Tra peninsula. In addition, from the distance, you will see Marble Mountains along with white sand-bank. The beautiful landscape creates a unique impression that you cannot find in other places.

Then afternoon, you will visit fabulous tourism city as Da Nang, spending time shopping in the local market is invaluable. Built nearly a decade ago, Han Market has become the most popular market in Da Nang. Due to its location near Han River, seafood is sold in addition to a variety of local products. Previously, this market was just for the rich. However, nowadays, most local people and foreigners visit Han Market to buy a wide range of products, from fruits to traditional clothes at a reasonable price.

Within easy reach Vincom Center is home to a large supermarket, a few small shops and cafes, fast-food restaurants and a CGV Cinema.

Besides markets and shopping centers, there are many other shopping options in Da Nang, including art crafts and ceramics sold in souvenir shops, vending streets and even in hotels. The best place to find authentic local products all under one roof is Non Nuoc Village where you can observe the traditional processes of making them. Non Nuoc Village is located in Ngu Hanh Son Mountain and famous for its masterpiece products. There are plenty of handicraft gifts in various shapes and full of colors, making it a fun, interesting and convenient location for visitors to choose souvenirs and gifts. Undoubtedly, souvenirs from marble are part of Da Nang‘s attraction.

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Transfer and transportation as per itinerary

Entrance fees

One way elevator at Marble Mountain

Bottled drinking water

English speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)

Travel insurance

Free for children 0-5 years old

50% off for children 6-10 years old

One way elevator at Marble Mountains

Exclusions:

Tips and gratuities

Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverage, etc.

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